JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A man is in critical condition after a butane honey oil explosion near Grants Pass. Butane honey oil (BHO) is a marijuana derivative that looks like honey or wax. The process of making the BHO results ...

Jacksonville, Ore.- Officials with the Oregon Lottery are back in Jacksonville after a local lottery player bought a winning ticket at the J’ville Tavern. “Jacksonville is the site of the largest Oregon Lottery pot of $340 million back in 2005,” ...

Merlin, Ore.- On Saturday Hannah McGuire was swimming in the Rogue River at Indian Mary Park. She was trying to reach a rope swing but didn’t make it. 11 year old Salem native Connor Brinx watched it all. “We saw somebody ...

Merlin, Ore. — Firefighters in Josephine county spent Sunday morning working to contain several small fires that sparked near Merlin. Rural Metro Fire reported six fires, each under 1/10 of an acre, on the side of Interstate 5.  A southbound ...

UPDATE (8:50 p.m.): Rural Metro Fire Josephine County says three buildings burned down on the property off Jumpoff Joe Creek Rd. in Merlin tonight. Five acres of wood also burned. They do have the fire under control and they are ...

Merlin, Ore. — Police and firefighters in Josephine county are investigating multiple fires they’ve deemed suspicious. The fires happened late Friday night near Pleasant Valley road in Merlin. Firefighters say two RV’s and several piles of trash were on fire ...

MERLIN, Ore. – Rural Metro Fire responded to a car accident on Galice and Crow Roads in Merlin Friday night. RMF along with Josephine County AMR and Grants Pass Fire/Rescue had to use a rope to help one person out ...

Merlin, Ore. — A memorial honoring a fallen Josephine County Marine Deputy has been restored. It’s been more than a year since the memorial for Deputy Tom Rice was vandalized. Today the memorial was re-dedicated. “It’s important that we honor him. ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The drivers of two semi-trucks escaped without injury from a collision on Interstate 5 north of Grants Pass Tuesday morning. Rural Metro firefighters were dispatched to the collision near I-5 milepost 60 around 8:30 a.m. When ...

          Merlin, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire & AMR responded to a rollover crash Friday just after 12:30 p.m. at the 4900 block of Azalea Drive, near Merlin. Emergency crews said a woman driving a Nissan SUV got ...

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